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complaints about the noise they make. >>> russia says they've recovered 56 pieces of a meteor right. >> reporter: in frozen eastern russia collectors are rushing to find pieces of a meteorite. >> if it wasn't for us going out to recover them, they would have nothing. >> reporter: sliced open, some meteorites contain gems. the estimated ton meteor the biggest in the century, certainly the best documented ever also has an unprecedented history of destruction and injury. >> if it just slopped on the ground and didn't do any damage well it would be a lot cheaper. >> reporter: typically worth about $1 a gram, $500 a pound like art it's worth whatever someone is willing to pay. the chelubins meteorite could be worth hundreds of more. witnessed fall such as this one in romania 1868 and this one in peru make their meteorite more valuable. we see them as shooting stars but every day 15,000-tons of them hit earth, most are tiny. this meteorite was found in algeria 14 years ago but martinez says they are spread out all over the globe and the bay area. and if you know what you're looking for, y
of rain. . >>> the reyes for cosmic souvenirs is on in russia. that's a sign to say they've yet to find many of the pieces of meteorite that fell to earth last week. officials identified 53 fragments so far collected that they say is just a fraction of the debris left by that large meteorite which exploded in fire ball. impact shattered windows across the region and injured some 1100 people. >>> here in the bay area as cold and gray as it was today i can barely remember the 70s we had last thursday. >> 48 hours ago we had temperatures in the 60s and it is changed. showers now showing up in park area, ocean beach, san francisco, san mateo, light showers, sprinkles, no biggie. take a look outside. the system kind of bearing down a little bit. don't be fooled by this radar here. what i'm sighing here is a lot of green, but it's not all hitting the ground. some of this is -- actually, most of this is not hitting the ground. a lot of this is kind oaf vap rating but the atmosphere is moistening up. you might see a few sprinkles and certainly after midnight but getting moister and moister and
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